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We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Abella

Abella Meaning and Origin Abella is a girl’s name meaning “breath” and is of French origin. Posts with the name Abella: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Adele

Adele is a French name meaning: “noble”.

Adelie

Adelie is a French girl’s name meaning: “noble”.

Adeline

Adeline is a French girl’s name meaning: “noble”.

Alain

Alain Meaning and Origin Alain is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “handsome.” Posts with the name Alain: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Alcide

Alcide Meaning and Origin Alcide is a boy's name meaning "glory of Hera" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Alcide: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Alice

Alice (A-lis or AL-iss) is a French and English name meaning: “noble”.

Alouette

Alouette is a French girl’s name meaning: “foreign riches”.

Amalie

Amalie Meaning and Origin Amalie is a girl’s name meaning “work” and is of French origin. Posts with the name Amalie: 100 Pretty Unique Names for Girls Flying Under the Radar

Amandine

Amandine is a French girl’s name meaning: “much-loved”.

Amber

Amber Meaning and Origin Amber is a girl's name of French origin meaning "jewel". From the Arabic, ambar. Current popularity: #513. Posts with the name Amber: Popular Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Amelie

Amelie is a French name meaning: “industrious”.

Ames

Ames Meaning and Origin Ames is a boy's name of French, English, or German origin meaning "friend or a beloved." Posts with the name Ames: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Amias

Amias Meaning and Origin Amias is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “from Amiens France.” A local name for someone from Amiens in France.

Anaelle

Anaelle Meaning and Origin Anaelle is a girl's name of French origin meaning "gracious, merciful". Anaelle is a combination of Ana and Elle. Posts with the name Anaelle: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Antoine

Antoine Meaning and Origin Antoine is a boy's name meaning "highly praiseworthy" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Antoine: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Apolline

Apolline Meaning and Origin Apolline is a girl's name meaning "belonging to Apollo" and is of French from Greek origin. Posts with the name Apolline: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Armelle

Armelle is a French girl’s name meaning: “stone-chief”.

Astin

Astin Meaning and Origin Astin is a unisex name of French origin meaning "starlike." Posts with the name Astin: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Aubin

Aubin Meaning and Origin Aubin is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “bright.”  Posts with the name Aubin: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Aubriella

Aubriella Meaning and Origin Aubriella is a girl's name meaning "God is my strength" and is of French origin. Aubriella opens up your daughter to endless possibilities for cute nicknames as she grows older: Aubrey, Bri, Brielle, and the list goes on. Current...

Aurele

Aurele is a French girl’s name meaning: “golden one”.

Aurelian

Aurelian Meaning and Origin The name Aurelian is a boy's name meaning "golden" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Aurelian: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A 20 Ancient Names for Boys From Myths and...

Aurelie

Aurelie Meaning and Origin Aurelie is a girl's name of French origin from Latin meaning "golden".  Posts with the name Aurelie: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Aveline

Aveline Meaning and Origin Aveline is a girl's name of French origin meaning "hazelnut, desired; or island, water".  Posts with the name Aveline: Unique Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Avril

The French word for the fourth month, April.

Azure

Azure (a-zhr) is a French girl’s color name meaning: “bright blue”.

Bardot

Bardot (BAAR-Dow) is a French surname from a French place name

Basile

Basile Meaning and Origin Basile is a boy's name meaning "basil" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Basile: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Bastien

Bastien Meaning and Origin The name Bastien is a boy's name meaning "from Sebastia" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Bastien: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Beau

Beau Meaning and Origin The name Beau is a boy's name meaning "beautiful" and is of French origin. Beau can be a shortened version of the more formal Beauregard. Current Popularity: #109. Posts with the name Beau: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to...

Belle

Belle is a French girl’s name meaning: “beautiful”.

Bellinor

Bellinor Meaning and Origin Bellinor is a girl's name of Frech origin meaning "beautiful and dark person."  Posts with the name Bellinor: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Benilde

Benilde is a French girl’s name meaning: “good”.

Bibiane

Bibiane Meaning and Origin Bibiane is a girl's name of French, Spanish, and Latin origin meaning "live" and "lively." Posts with the name Bibiane: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Bijou

Bijou (bee-zhoo) is a French girl’s name meaning: “jewel”.

Boheme

Boheme Meaning and Origin The name Boheme is a girl's name meaning "Bohemia" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Boheme: 40 Breathtaking Boho Chic Earthy Names for Girls

Breton

Breton Meaning and Origin Breton is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “from Brittany.”  Posts with the name Breton: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Brielle

The girl’s name Brielle is a French name meaning: “hunting ground”.  

Cabe

Cabe Meaning and Origin Cabe is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “rope maker.”  Posts with the name Cabe: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Camille

Camille Meaning and Origin Camille is a girl's name meaning "young ceremonial attendant" and is of French origin. Current Popularity: #264. Posts with the name Camille: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris 30 Classic Names for Girls That Never Go Out of...

Caprice

Caprice is a French girl’s name meaning: “whimsical”.

Capucine

Capucine Meaning and Origin Capucine is a girl's name meaning "cowled monk" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Capucine: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Caroline

Caroline Meaning and Origin The name Caroline is a girl's name meaning "free man" and is of French origin. The name Caroline is the feminine form of Charles. Current Popularity: #71. Posts with the name Caroline: 127 Cute First and Middle Name Combinations 50 Southern...

Celestina

(French, Italian, Spanish) heavenly. 

Celine

Celine Meaning and Origin Celine is a girl's name meaning "heavenly" and is of French origin. Current Popularity: #458. Posts with the name Celine: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Cerise

Cerise is a French girl’s name meaning: “cherry”.

Chandler

Chandler Meaning and Origin Chandler is a unisex name of French origin, meaning: “candlemaker”. Current Popularity: #569 for a boy and #977 for a girl. Posts with the name Chandler: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Chantal

Chantal is a French girl’s name meaning: “stone”.

Chantilly

Chantilly Meaning and Origin Chantilly is a girl's name meaning "white" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Chantilly: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless 50 Southern Girl Names That Are Charming & Sweet 100 Pretty Unique Names for...

Charles

Charles is a  french boy’s name meaning: “free man”.

Charlize

Charlize Meaning and Origin Charlize is a girl's name of French origin, meaning "free man." The feminization of Charles is derived from the German name Karl. Posts with the name Charlize: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Charlotte

Charlotte is a French name meaning: “free man”.

Cher

Cher Meaning and Origin Cher is a girl’s name meaning “dear” and is of French origin. A short form of Cheryl or any other names formed with Cher-. Influenced by French cher ‘dear’. Posts with the name Cher: 60 Short Unique Girl Names

Chevy

Chevy Meaning and Origin Chevy is a boy's name meaning "knight" and is of French origin. A diminutive of the French name Chevalier. Posts with the name Chevy: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Chloe

Chloe Meaning and Origin Chloe is a girl's name meaning "blooming or green and flourishing" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #27. Posts with the name Chloe: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Christabel

Christabel Meaning and Origin Christabel is a girl's name of French and Latin origin meaning "beautiful Christ follower, beautiful Christian."  Posts with the name Christabel: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Claire

Claire is a French name meaning: “clear, bright”.

Claude

Claude Meaning and Origin The name Claude is a boy's name meaning "lame" and is of French origin. French from Latin Claudius borne by various saints. Posts with the name Claude: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Clementina

Clementina Meaning and Origin Clementina is a girl’s name of Latin and French origin, meaning “merciful.”  Posts with the name Clementina: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames

Clementine

Clementine (kleh-muhn-tain) is a French girl’s name meaning: “merciful”.

Clovis

Clovis Meaning and Origin The name Clovis is a boy's name meaning "famous war" and is of French origin. French derivative of the German name Hlodovic a compound of hlōd ‘famous, clear’ and wīg ‘war’. Posts with the name Clovis: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls...

Coco

Coco (kow-kow) is a French girl’s pet name.

Colette

Colette is a French name meaning: “victorious”.

Coralie

Coralie Meaning and Origin Coralie is a girl's name of French origin meaning "coral". Derived from the Latin word coralium.  Posts with the name Coralie: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Corentin

Corentin Meaning and Origin Corentin is a boy's name meaning "tempest, hurricane" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Corentin: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Corin

Corin Meaning and Origin Corin is a unisex name meaning “spear” and is of French origin. From Latin Quirinus the name of an ancient Roman divinity. The name is connected with the Sabine word quiris or curis ‘spear’. Posts with the name Corin: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys...

Cosette

Cosette (koh-ZETT) is a French girl’s name meaning: “little thing”

Courtney

Courtney Meaning and Origin Courtney is a unisex name of French origin, meaning: “short nose.” Posts with the name Courtney: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Croix

Croix Meaning and Origin Croix is a boy's name meaning "cross" and is of French origin. This name has an edgy tone and only consists of one syllable, so if you want your son to stand out in school with a cool name, this is the one for him. Posts with the name Croix:...

Curtis

Curtis Meaning and Origin Curtis is a boy's name meaning "courteous" and is of French origin. Current Popularity: #701. Posts with the name Curtis: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Daphne

Daphne Meaning and Origin Daphne is a girl's name meaning "laurel tree" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #415. Posts with the name Daphne: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Darcy

Darcy Meaning and Origin Darcy is a unisex name of French origin, meaning: “from Arcy.” Originally a Norman baronial name d’Arcy borne by a family who came from Arcy in northern France. Posts with the name Darcy: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La...

Dashiell

Dashiell Meaning and Origin The name Dashiell is a boy's name from a surname of French origin. Posts with the name Dashiell: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Dax

Dax Meaning and Origin Dax is a boy’s place name of French origin. Current Popularity: #475. Posts with the name Dax: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Delano

Delano Meaning and Origin Delano is a boy's name of French origin, meaning "from the elder tree grove".  Posts with the name Delano: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Delphine

Delphine is a French girl’s name meaning: “woman from Delphi”.

Devereux

Devereux is a french girl’s name meaning: “from Evreux”.

Diggory

Diggory Meaning and Origin Diggory is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “lost.” A name associated with French égaré ‘lost, gone astray’. Posts with the name Diggory: 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Dixie

Dixie Meaning and Origin Dixie is a girl's name meaning "tenth" and is of French and English origin.  Posts with the name Dixie: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Eleanor

Eleanor Meaning and Origin Eleanor is a girl's name of English, French origin meaning "light-hearted; shining light". Current popularity: #22. Posts with the name Eleanor: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Girls

Elise

Elise is a French name meaning: “pledged to god”.

Elle

Elle is a French name meaning: “she”.

Elodie

(French) foreign riches.

Eloi

Eloi Meaning and Origin Eloi is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “to choose.” From Latin name Eligius, derived from eligere ‘to choose’.

Eloise

Eloise is a French name meaning: “healthy, wide”.

Elroy

Elroy Meaning and Origin Elroy is a boy's name meaning "the King" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Elroy: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Ember

Ember is a French name meaning: “amber”.

Emile

Emile Meaning and Origin Emile is a boy's name meaning "rival" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Emile: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris 25 Vintage Boy Names for a Modern Little Gentleman

Emilien

Emilien Meaning and Origin The name Emilien is a boy's name meaning "rival" and is of French origin. From Latin family name Aemilianus, derived from Aemilius.  Posts with the name Emilien: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a Fairytale

Emmeline

Emmeline Meaning and Origin Emmeline is a girl’s name of German, French, English origin, meaning “work.”  Posts with the name Emmeline: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Esme

Esme Meaning and Origin Esme is a girl's name meaning "esteemed, beloved; emerald" and is of French and Persian origin. Current Popularity: #398. Posts with the name Esme: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever...

Estelle

Estelle is a French name meaning: “star”.

Etienne

Etienne Meaning and Origin Etienne is a unisex name meaning "crown or garland" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Etienne: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Etiennette

Etiennette Meaning and Origin Etiennette is a girl's name meaning "crown, garland" and is of French origin. A fitting name for your future little princess. Posts with the name Etiennette: Gorgeous Long and Unique Elaborate Names for Girls

Fabienne

Fabienne Meaning and Origin This delicate and whimsically chic French name is a perfect choice for parents who like the sound of names like Vivienne, Camille, and Eloise but are hoping to steer away from monikers currently sitting steady on Top popularity lists....

Fabrice

Fabrice Meaning and Origin Fabrice is a girl’s name meaning “craftsman” and is of French origin. Posts with the name Fabrice: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Farron

Farron Meaning and Origin Farron is a unisex name of French, English origin meaning "handsome servant".  Posts with the name Farron: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Faustine

Faustine is a French girls name meaning: “fortunate”.

Felicity

Felicity is a girl’s name, of Old French origin from the Latin word felicitas, meaning: “good fortune”.

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